The Subtweet: A Novel

April 7, 2020|
The Subtweet: A Novel by Vivek Shraya
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2021 Dublin Literary Award Finalist 2021 Lambda Literary Awards Finalist for Transgender Fiction 2020 Toronto Book Awards Finalist "The Subtweet is affecting, unnerving, empowering, and often truly LOL." - Foreword Reviews, starred review "A beautifully crafted novel about race, music, and social media." - Booklist Includes an exclusive free soundtrack Celebrated multidisciplinary artist Vivek Shraya''s second novel is a no-holds-barred examination of the music industry, social media, and making art in the modern era, shining a light on the promise and peril of being seen. Indie musician Neela Devaki has built a career writing the songs she wants to hear but nobody else is singing. When one of Neela''s songs is covered by internet artist RUK-MINI and becomes a viral sensation, the two musicians meet and a transformative friendship begins. But before long, the systemic pressures that pit women against one another begin to bear down on Neela and RUK-MINI, stirring up self-doubt and jealousy. With a single tweet, their friendship implodes, a career is destroyed, and the two women find themselves at the centre of an internet firestorm.
Vivek Shraya is an artist whose body of work crosses the boundaries of music, literature, visual art, theater, and film. Her bestselling book I''m Afraid of Men was heralded by Vanity Fair as "cultural rocket fuel," and her album with Queer Songbook Orchestra, Part-Time Woman, was nominated for the Polaris Music Prize. She is one half ...
Title:The Subtweet: A Novel
Product dimensions:248 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.57 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.57 in
Published:April 7, 2020
Publisher:ECW Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770415256

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